Tungsten Filament Lamp

Description (Brief)
This tungsten lamp was at the heart of a Patent Office scandal that saw two men jailed and Heany’s patents disallowed.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1908
maker
Heany, John Allen
Heany Lamp Co.
Measurements
overall: 17.2 cm x 6.6 cm; 6 25/32 in x 2 19/32 in
ID Number
EM*320466
catalog number
320466
accession number
241402
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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